IEC 60601-1-6:2006 Withdrawn

Medical electrical equipment - Part 1-6: General requirements for basic safety and essential performance - Collateral standard: Usability


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Specifies requirements for a process to analyse, design, verify and validate the usability, as it relates to basic safety and essential performance of medical electrical equipment. This collateral standard addresses normal use and use errors but excludes abnormal use. The object of this collateral standard is to specify general requirements that are in addition to those of the general standard IEC 60601-1 and to serve as the basis for particular standards.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2006-12-08
Available language(s)English, English/French, French, Spanish
TC/SCTC 62/SC 62A - Common aspects of electrical equipment used in medical practicerss
ICS11.040.01 - Medical equipment in general
File size2014 KB

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